Invercargill

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Invercargill

Waihōpai (Māori)
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750
Kintra New Zealand
IslandSouth Island
RegionSouthland
Territorial authorityInvercargill City
Settled bi Europeans1853
Govrenment
 • MayorTim Shadbolt
 • Deputy MayorDarren Ludlow
Area
 • Territorial389 km2 (150 sq mi)
 • Urban
115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2017)[1]
 • Territorial54,800
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban
50,800
 • Urban density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Invercargillite
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode(s)
9810, 9812
Aurie code(s)03
Wabsteidicc.govt.nz

Invercargill (Māori: Waihōpai)[2] is the soothmaist an wastmaist ceety in New Zealand, an ane o the soothmaist ceeties in the warld. It is the commercial centre o the Southland region. It lees in the hert o the wide expanse o the Southland Plains on the Oreti or New River some 18 km north o Bluff, whik is the soothmaist toun in the Sooth Island. It sits amid rich fermland that is bordered bi lairge auries o conservation laund an marine reserves, includin Fiordland Naitional Pairk coverin the sooth-wast corner o the Sooth Island an the Catlins coastal region.

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  1. "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  2. List of Place Names – Māori Language Resources – Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – Māori Language Commission

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Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750

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